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10/06/2018

Sat 06

Autumn Night
by Jeanne Jachna

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I love fall!  It's my favorite time of year!  The nights are getting colder and the leaves are changing colors.  Time spent sitting around a bonfire in the yard with family and friends just talking is treasured by me.  It's not unusual to see bats flying around catching mosquitoes, or hear the call of a great horned owl in the distance.  Some nights under the starry sky are absolutely magical! 
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I created my idea of a beautiful autumn night.  You know I can't resist lots of color!

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I started by cutting the Birch Stitch Frame, and the second largest Double Stitch Rectangle Frame in the set from white card stock.   I cut a panel to fit behind the frames and inked it up with distress oxide ink in Blueprint Sketch.  I splattered it with water, and then some watered down Faded Jeans and white ink.   I use foam cosmetics applicators from the local dollar store to apply the ink.   They're reusable and affordable at $1 for a pack of 28.  I adhered the frames to the inked panel.
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I cut the largest Double Stitched Rectangle frame and adhered it to a card base.  I inked the negative inside panel with Seedless Preserves Distress Oxide and splattered it with watered down Peacock Feathers.  I didn't ink the entire panel because I covered up the center with the blue panel.
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I die cut all the whittle images from white card stock and colored them with regular Distress ink (it's much brighter).  I use cotton swabs to add details in small places and along the edges.  Again these are from my local dollar store.  I'm a frugal crafter!   A white gel pen is great for adding accents.
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I  love the clean lines and the matching stitched pattern on all three frame die cuts.  The stitches are repeated on the leaves and images on the design.
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Isn't that Whittle Squirrel adorable?  This is the larger one from the set of two.   You can see all the latest release dies in the store here.
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I hope you have a fabulous weekend and the sun is shining wherever you are! 

Jeanne Floral Signature copy

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Comments

LOVE the vibrant colors!!

Hi Jeanne, I love, love, love this !! The colours are gorgeous, the background is gorgeous, and I absolutely 'adore' the Whittle Owl, she is so pretty, and I love the Whittle Squirrel, she is so cute. I adore every single element on this card !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Lovely card!!!

The colors and layout is fabulous Jeanne - Love all of those cuts!!

This is really cute, Jeanne!

Lovely card and great colors!

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